Jefferson Forest High School

Jefferson Forest High School serves 1,368 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Jefferson Forest High School operates within the Bedford County School District.
The school district's 88% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

The student population of 1368 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 87 teachers has grown by 19% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,368 students
Jefferson Forest High School Total Students (1991-2014)
Gender % Jefferson Forest High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 87 teachers
Jefferson Forest High School Total Teachers (1991-2014)
Students by Grade Jefferson Forest High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Jefferson Forest High School Student Teacher Ratio (1991-2014)
Asian
3%
6%
Jefferson Forest High School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
3%
13%
Jefferson Forest High School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
7%
23%
Jefferson Forest High School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
85%
52%
Jefferson Forest High School White Students (1993-2014)
Two or more races
2%
5%
Jefferson Forest High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Jefferson Forest High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.27 0.42
Jefferson Forest High School Diversity Score (1993-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
33%
Jefferson Forest High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
6%
Jefferson Forest High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,302 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 88% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,729 is less than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,175 is less than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name Bedford County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
4
Number of Students Managed 10,302 3,815
Bedford County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 88% 79%
Bedford County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $106 MM $42 MM
Bedford County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $100 MM $42 MM
Bedford County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,729 $10,576
Bedford County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,175 $10,658
Bedford County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Brookville High School (4.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Forest Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Forest Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ForestForest Elementary School
    0.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 445 studentsOne Scholar Ln
    ForestVA 24551
    (434)525-2681
    0.1PK-5445
  • ForestForest Middle School
    0.6 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 966 students100 Ashwood Dr
    ForestVA 24551
    (434)525-6630
    0.66-8966
  • ForestThomas Jefferson Elementary School
    1.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 611 students1255 Patriot Place
    ForestVA 24551
    (434)534-6159
    1.4PK-5611
  • LynchburgTomahawk Elementary School
    4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 708 students155 Bee Dr
    LynchburgVA 24502
    (434)237-4090
    4PK-5708
  • LynchburgBrookville Middle School
    1 Negative Reviews
    4.1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 664 students320 Bee Dr
    LynchburgVA 24502
    (434)239-9267
    4.16-8664

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